South Plainfield Building Department Hosting Spring Homeowner’s Workshop on March 9th

February 19, 2017

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – The Borough of South Plainfield Building Department will be hosting its Annual Spring Homeowner’s Workshop for borough residents on Thursday, March 9, 2017.  The workshop will be held at the South Plainfield Senior Center Building located at 90 Maple Avenue between 6:00 and 9:00 pm.

Residents will have an opportunity to ask questions and receive ...

Mayor Anesh Proclaims Boy Scouts Week

SOUTH PLAINFIELD – South Plainfield Borough Hall was more crowded than usual at this month's council meeting. Blue, brown and yellow/gold were on complete display. No, there were no police hires, and South Plainfield isn’t changing its colors. It was the Mayor’s annual Boy Scouts Week Proclamation.

Cub Scout Packs 207, 224 and 324 were joined by Boy Scout Troops 124, ...

Edison Utility Work Leads to Traffic Congestion

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – An accident on Oak Tree Road in Edison along the South Plainfield border has led to traffic congestion and rush hour chaos. Oak Tree Road is closed from the light at Park Avenue up and over the Oak Tree Avenue Bridge in Edison. Oak Tree Road is blocked at Park Avenue. Oak Park Commons Mall is only accessible from Park Ave and the medical offices across the street ...

Mayor Anesh Proclaims February to be Black History Month

SOUTH PLAINFIELD – Mayor Anesh used last Monday’s Borough Council meeting as an opportunity to honor and designate the month of February as Black History Month throughout the town. Also known as National African American History Month, Anesh wanted to use the decree as “a time for recognizing the central role of African Americans in U.S. history.”

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South Plainfield Affordable Housing Settlement Plan Sparks Lengthy and Heated Discussion

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – The South Plainfield Borough Council, at a meeting Feb. 6, voted 4-1 in support of the mayor signing an agreement to ‘execute a settlement agreement and all necessary documentation to obtain a judgment of compliance’ in regard to its Affordable Housing Compliance Plan. Under the agreement, which the borough is under legal obligation from the Superior ...

South Plainfield Administrators Discuss Proposed Referendum; District to Live Stream February 2 Meeting

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Residents will take to the polls March 14 to cast their vote on the South Plainfield School District’s estimated $29.5 million referendum. In an effort to answer questions and provide the community with information on the proposed referendum, district officials are holding a series of public information meetings conducted by district officials are ...

South Plainfield Borough Advances Affordable Housing Plan

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – The South Plainfield Borough Council, at a Jan. 23 meeting and under legal obligation from the Superior Court, unanimously authorized the approval of a proposed settlement agreement that will include the former Motorola property at 1111 Durham Avenue into its affordable housing plan. The settlement agreement is scheduled to be approved at the Feb. 6 council meeting.

South Plainfield High School’s Fall Athletes Recognized at BOE Meeting

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Numerous South Plainfield High School’s athletes were recognized for their successes in fall sports at the board of education’s Jan. 18 meeting.

“This is a very exciting opportunity to congratulate our student athletes on their amazing fall seasons,” said Superintendent of Schools Dr. Noreen Lishak who, along with Principal Ronnie Spring and ...

South Plainfield Avenue Tattoo Parlor Appealing Borough License Fee

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Forever Ink, located on South Plainfield Avenue, is currently appealing the license fee set forth by the borough. Currently, the cost to operate a tattoo parlor and body piercing business in South Plainfield is $4,000/year with the same license fee also imposed on massage parlors.

Established in Somerset in 2005 as Inksanity and owned by South Plainfield resident ...

Manuel Sanchez, Esq. Sworn in as South Plainfield’s New Municipal Court Judge

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Surrounded by his family, Manuel Sanchez, Esq. was sworn earlier this month and will serve as municipal court judge for the Borough of South Plainfield.

A resident of the community, Sanchez brings to the position more than 30 years of private law and judicial experience. He is a partner with the Elizabeth, NJ-based firm of Sanchez, Sanchez & Santoliquido; runs ...

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